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Carleton College Hosts “5K for Hope;” Proceeds Benefit The Hope Center

May 6, 2013

Carleton College will host “5K for Hope,” a fun run/walk on Saturday, May 11 through the Carleton Cowling Arboretum with proceeds to benefit The Hope Center, whose mission is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. The Hope Center is located in Faribault MN and serves all of Rice County. The 5K for Hope is open to all!

Participants can register online at: http://go.carleton.edu/5kforhope

Event Details

Participants should arrive by 10:30 a.m. on May 11 at the Carleton College Recreation Center. The walk/run will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through the Upper Arb. A clock will be at the end of the trail, but please be aware that the race will not be officially timed. The walk/run is open to all ages and leashed pets are welcome.

In Case of Rain

In the case of rain, the race will continue as scheduled. However, in the case of truly inclement weather (lightning, etc.) the race will be delayed two hours. Registrants will be notified by email the morning of the race, should the forecast be of concern.

Registration will be $15 and t-shirts will be available while supplies last. All registration proceeds will go to The Hope Center.

The HOPE Center
The mission of HOPE Center is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. Through innovative programming, they offer direct support to victims of violence in Rice County, collaborative support to other organizations that serve victims, and educational support to the entire community. For more information go to www.hopecentermn.org.

Sponsors
This event is a collaborative effort by Carleton College's Center for Community and Civic Engagement, the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Recreation Center, and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. 

For more information, contact Lauren Chow ’14 at chowl@carleton.edu.